Mohave 911: August 31, 2015

Choking alleged

On Aug. 20, Kingman Police officers arrested Herminio Morales, 32, of Kingman on a felony charge of aggravated assault by domestic violence and a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct by domestic violence.

Police responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 600 block of Fourth Street at about 4 p.m. Deputies determined Morales allegedly choked his wife and threw a cell phone at her, striking her above the eye.

He was apprehended nearby in the 400 block of Spring Street and taken into custody without incident.

Warrants

On Aug. 17, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Tina Marie Dellinger, 47, of Golden Valley on a felony failure to appear warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court and a misdemeanor contempt of court warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.

Deputies contacted Dellinger in the 3200 block of Stockton Hill Road regarding the warrants and she was taken into custody without incident.

Warrants

On Aug. 15, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested Kenneth Jack Kennedy, 32, of Kingman, on a felony warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court for burglary, theft, trafficking in stolen property and taking the identity of another, along with a misdemeanor failure to pay fines warrant issued by Kingman Justice Court.

Deputies pulled over Kennedy in the area of Benton Street and Butler Avenue at about 1:45 p.m. A record check revealed the warrant and he was taken into custody without incident.

Double trouble

On Aug. 24, Kingman Police arrested Tommy Richard Wayne Sims Jr., 20, of Kingman, on two failure to appear warrants, one a felony warrant issued by Mohave County Superior Court and the other a misdemeanor warrant issued by Kingman Municipal Court.

Sims was wanted by the Mohave County Sheriff's office on more serious charges, a fact a Kingman officer was aware of when he spotted Sims walking in the area of Willow Road and Legacy Drive at about 6:30 p.m.

He reportedly ran when the officer attempted to make contact and jumped walls and hid in yards, according to Deputy Police Chief Rusty Cooper.

MCSO deputies along with MCSO K9 Ecko joined the chase and Sims was ultimately captured in the 2400 block of Graystone Drive.

The next day, MCSO deputies contacted Sims at the Mohave County jail and charged with charges of felony burglary, two counts of theft and two counts of unlawful flight from law enforcement.

The theft-related investigation began Aug. 7 when a 63-year-old man reported his home in the 4200 block of Adams Street had been burglarized. A flat screen television, washer and dryer, refrigerators and household items were stolen, along with hand tools.

A witness reported seeing two people, a young man and an older man, enter the property with a Bronco II towing a trailer, load up the items and leave.

Deputies spotted the vehicle on Aug. 13 but the driver did not stop. John Bruce Bradley, 65, was arrested later. On Aug. 23, deputies spotted Sims allegedly riding a motorcycle with a passenger on the back. The motorcycle took off. Deputies later located the motorcycle hidden under a tarp at a home in the 3000 block of Lass Avenue and a computer check revealed it was stolen.

KPD officers arrested Sims the next day.

Bat allegedly used as weapon

On Aug. 23, Mohave County Sheriff's deputies arrested William J. Dunn, 36, of Kingman on a felony charge of aggravated assault with a dangerous instrument.

Deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 3700 block of Neal Avenue at about 10 a.m.

A man told deputies that he went to the home to visit his children when Dunn came outside and allegedly hit him in the arm with a baseball bat.

A witness confirmed the man's account and Dunn was taken into custody without incident. An aluminum bat was confiscated.

Alleged theft

On Aug. 24, Kingman Police arrested Kyle Andrew Smith, 18, of Kingman, on felony charges of theft, trafficking in stolen property and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The reporting party told police that Smith allegedly stole several items from his residence in the 2800 block of Georgia Avenue, including collectible coins, over the past few months.

Smith was arrested after an officer saw him walking near the alleged victim's residence and he was taken into custody after a search allegedly revealed he possessed drug paraphernalia.

He allegedly admitted to the thefts and told police he hawked them at a local pawnshop. He was taken into custody without incident.

Police reportedly recovered some of the allegedly stolen items.

Paraphernalia

On Aug. 18, Kingman Police detectives arrested Jason L. Walker, 30, Benjamin J. Haynes, 31, and Jared A. Dannenberger, 33, all of Kingman, on felony charges of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Walker and Haynes were also arrested on misdemeanor warrants.

The arrests came on the heels of a dangerous drugs investigation and search of a home in the 3600 block of Verdugo Road.

Numerous items of paraphernalia commonly used with heroin and methamphetamine were confiscated. The men were taken into custody without incident.